March Madness betting for the 2009 NCAA Tournament really gets underway on Thursday, March 19th with first round games.
Technically the tournament starts with the play-in game on Tuesday, March 17th but not many people that look at March Madness betting really care about the #64 vs. #65 play-in game. Let’s take a look at the 2009 March Madness betting schedule including the locations of the games.
March Madness betting can be followed on CBS television since they televise every game. In the first round of 2009 March Madness betting the coverage is regional but you can get every game if you buy the expanded television package. Even if you don’t, CBS provides live look-ins on every game and they go to all the key moments of each game.
March Madness betting really gets exciting after the brackets are announced on Sunday, March 15th. First round action in March Madness betting takes place on Thursday, March 19th and Friday, March 20th from regional sites in Philadelphia, Greensboro, Kansas City, Portland, Miami, Dayton, Minneapolis and Boise. Second round games in March Madness betting are played on Saturday, March 21st and Sunday, March 22nd from the same sites. It has been said that these four days are the most exciting betting days of the year.
Sweet Sixteen games in March Madness betting are played on Thursday, March 26th and Friday, March 27th. These regional sites in March Madness betting are Boston, Phoenix, Indianapolis and Memphis. Elite Eight games in March Madness betting are played at the same sites on Saturday, March 28th and Sunday, March 29th.
Final Four action in March Madness betting takes place on Saturday, April 4th from Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The NCAA Men’s Championship game takes place on Monday, April 6th and begins at approximately 9:30 pm Eastern Time. The title game in 2009 March Madness betting will include the choices to bet on the side, the total, the money line and individual player and team proposition wagers. These are similar to what you see in the Super Bowl. They are called props and have become more popular in March Madness betting in recent seasons. Anytime a marquee game is on the schedule in any sport you may see proposition wagers to spice up the action and that is the case with the title game in 2009 March Madness betting.
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